News Stories

Putnam County commissioners added a potential animal shelter to the list of projects to be funded through the Better Place Plan, but hope to build the shelter without using the county’s money.

Putnam Community Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Chris Mosley is leaving to take the same position at Cartersville Medical Center in Georgia.

The state Fifth District Court of Appeals scheduled oral argument in an ongoing lawsuit between former Putnam County sheriff candidate Jon Kinney, the Putnam County Canvassing Board and Sheriff Gat

Sports

It’s still early and across the board, Putnam County weightlifters are improving.

Treyvon Williams is back on his track and field game again.

Bryant Oxendine can’t help but feel as if he’s looking at a mirror image of his own Palatka High boys basketball team tonight.

Obituaries

Joyce Willis Baker, 77, of East Palatka, passed away Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following a brief illness.

William LaRue “Bill” Baxter, 83, of Palatka, passed from this life Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center following an extended illness.

Betty Pearl Garrison-Dumas, 84, of Miami, recently of Palatka, died Feb. 12, 2018, after a short illness and surrounded by her loved ones in Miami.